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Typhoon Scorpion Nationals 2021 in association with Craftinsure and FFX - Day 3

by Ian Cadwallader 18 Aug 2021 11:56 BST 15-20 August 2021

It was more of the same here at Penzance with a shifty North Westerly coming over and around the town. The peak gusts were slightly less than yesterday, but there was still plenty enough wind for everyone.

The spirit, friendship and camaraderie of the Scorpion class was evident throughout the dinghy park, but really epitomised by Nigel Potter's time and dedication totally replacing the entire rig (mast, boom & pole) of Boggy & Sam Mason's boat which was lost to the bottom of Mounts Bay. Nigel's tireless work meant that Boggy & Sam were ready to go racing with the rest of us, today.

And a quick correction to yesterday's race report. I omitted to mention the fact that a gate start was initially postponed; the reason... the pathfinder's crew suffered a wardrobe malfunction and had to remove her painful underwired bra and pass it to the Race Officer in the gate boat to look after!

Race 5: Course - T3L Triangle / Sausage /Triangle: Leeward Finish

Janet and Alan Ritchie opened the gate which favoured the later starters, but there was plenty of opportunity to work the beat for both strength and direction. This meant there was plenty of traffic at the first windward mark. Sam Watson & Shandy were caught out coming in on port and took penalty turns, whilst in a separate incident, Mark Lee & George capsized on the mark for the second day in row.

The reaches, whilst breezy, provided opportunities to overtake and if you worked too high, be undertaken.

The finishing order was: 1st Tom Gillard & Rachael Grey, 2nd Alan Krailing & Si Forbes, 3rd Vince Horey & Rob Gardiner.

Race 6: Course - T3L Triangle / Sausage /Triangle: Windward Finish

The mean wind bearing of 320 remained unchanged from race 5, but there was considerable variation in both wind speed and direction across the race course.

Although Tom & Rachael were showing us the way round, these conditions brought the closest racing to date with a very tight finish between places 6 - 12. Jock Fellows sailing with his son George, sailed brilliantly to finish 10th and are looking forward to the joys of being pathfinder.

Pete Grey & Richard Pepperdine had another great race to finish second, and Tom Jeffcoate & Tim Hartley put yesterday's bad day behind them to finish third.

The SWHAGS enjoyed the bracing Penzance Lido followed by an afternoon of cream tea and Pimms.

Full results below


The National Scorpion Association would like to say a massive thank you to the event sponsors, who have been so good to the Scorpion class, especially during these times.

Typhoon - Typhoon International have been innovators in providing personal protection from the elements since 1947. We have a reputation for the manufacture of exceptionally high-quality marine products, including drysuits, wetsuits, diving suits, buoyancy aids and more.

Craftinsure - Craftinsure is owned by Boat owners who are set up the business nearly 20 years ago and Craftinsure now insures over 20,000 boats. We only insure Boats. Craftinsure is a 'Quote and Buy' online business, we pass on the cost savings of being online to you as very competitive premiums. "We are direct to customers only - we do not deal with brokers or marinas, so you get the savings."

FFX - Are one of the largest independent suppliers of power tools and power tool accessories, hand tools, fixings and fasteners, and general construction consumables. FFX's head office, on-line operation and distribution centre is in Lympne, Kent with branches in Ashford and Folkestone.

The class encourages Scorpion sailors to support our sponsors wherever possible, since they are so good at supporting us.

Find out more about the class on our Facebook page or Class Website

Results after day 3:

PosFleetBoat NumberBoat NameHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
1stGold2013Bearly IllegalTom GillardRachael RhodesStaunton Harold‑1111115
2ndGold2034Tough ScrewAlan KrailingSimon ForbesStaunton Harold32‑422413
3rdGold204550 Shades Of GrayPete GrayRich PepperdineStaunton Harold5‑6336219
4thGold2037Pickled WombatVincent HoreyRobert GardnerNotts. County‑93843927
5thGold1986Proper HuntSam WatsonAndy ThompsonEast Antrim255(DNC)12630
6thGold2026Sneaky NinjaChris MasseyTom DanielsHollingworth Lake77‑1359836
7thGold2028Blue StealRyan BuchananHannah BuchananLymington Town(DNC)926101239
8thGold2042Prestige WorldwideTom LonsdaleEmily Cole~EvansWest Oxford6‑2710118742
9thGold2040AmbushAndrew McKeeCharlotte GrahamStaunton Harold14157(RET)5546
10thGold1958Barbarians for BreakfastNigel PotterSimon HibbettNotts. County81167‑231547
11thGold1880Shock WaveNigel WakefieldPasty VigusNetley‑15891571150
12thGold2022Big BlueChristian SmartSimon TurnbullPembrokeshire1212111316‑1964
13thGold1981Highway StarDave ElstonGavin PoullionCastle Cove‑36101812151368
14thGold2005Drama QueenJanet RitchieAlan RitchieSidmouth2013171011‑2271
15thGold2043Rockin RollerBarry WolfendenOliver FellowsBough Beech11171414‑181773
16thGold1935Bete NoirIan CadwalladerEllie DevereuxChew Valley Lake162216814‑2676
17thGold1995SilverlodePeter RoseJohn RoseTenby1319151713‑2077
18thGold2044TallulahSteven WalkerJerry HannabusPennine1020121620‑3078
19thGold2025What a WombatTom JeffcoateTim HartleyNotts. County44(RET)RET4387
20thGold2041Hot FussCatherine MaguireAndrea FellowsLymington Town‑281820262814106
21stSilver2023Pincer MovementRichard SearleLucy SearleLymington Town1725252221‑28110
22ndSilver1943Blue MoonMichael HicksGeorgina HicksSalcombe(RET)2422192421110
23rdSilver2027A La CarteRob LarkeElly PeggYealm2321231830(DNC)115
24thSilver1985Walpurgis IIGeorgina PovallRosie PovallCastle Cove2614‑46292924122
25thSilver2020Snap Shackel & PlopJames SalterSofia AbrahamsSidmouth‑312624231931123
26thSilver1970Custard TartEdward ParsonsNick JerkinsEmsworth18(DNC)2694338134
27thSilver2011Must Try HarderMalcolm JamesJohn TailbySouth Cerney272927‑312229134
28thSilver2004Discreet BananaJock FellowsGeorge FellowsCastle Cove4323‑49283710141
29thBronze2015Touching the voidJoanne MahyRichard BowersSutton Bingham29353321(DNC)44162
30thBronze2019Popping PollyAlistair SimDuncan SimSouth Cerney33(DNC)31252548162
31stSilver1931The BusinessMyles JacksonBill JacksonLlandegfedd(DNC)DNC28242716167
32ndBronze1925PredatorMartyn DenchfieldNigel HuftonStaunton Harold‑413230343636168
33rdSilver2048Liquid SpiritChris YatesDave BarkerEastbourne Sov.24(DNC)36363142169
34thGold204They think its all overAngus HemmingsFraser HemmingsStokes Bay211634(RET)RET27170
35thSilver2021Halcyon DazeKevin GoslingEllie GoslingBeer323040‑433434170
36thSilver1988FAC51Russell WheelerLee MarriottIsle Of Sheppey2528(RET)RET2625176
37thSilver2017Another WombatJon WillarsNicola WillarsNotts. County35(DNC)35373935181
38thBronze1907EthelGrant BlakeDebi GibsonOxford3433412747(RET)182
39thSilver1959Princess Tiger LillyMaciej (Magic) MatyjaszczukMiss Charlie CotterWelsh Harp4034423242‑46190
40thSilver2030Saline DripColin BradleyLuke BradleyPennine(DNC)DNC29303832201
41stSilver1967Roller CoasterMatt PotterAmy ClayNotts. County19(DNC)21DNCDNC23207
42ndSilver2024Big Bad WolfSandra SmithJeni RichardsCastle Cove(DNC)DNCDNC331718212
43rdSilver2009PerditaMark LeeGeorge BuxtonMedway393153(RET)4845216
44thSilver1997PeachesRichard MasonMiss Samantha MasonNotts. County(DNC)DNC39353337216
45thBronze1052ShandyStewart RobertsonAlison SheldrickWilsonian4436504452‑53226
46thBronze2000Does My Bum Look Big in ThisHelen AllenAndy WadsworthBrixham4537‑51465149228
47thSilver1883Red HerringBob PortwayJohn GillWembley(DNC)DNCRET203233229
48thBronze1991It's Me or The BoatDavid BennettRichard GatehouseChew Valley3038(RET)DNC5047237
49thSilver1932FrolicPhil WhiteJane WhiteBurghfield(DNC)DNC384044.543237.5
50thSilver1903The Heart Of GoldAndy GrovesTessa GrovesIsland Barn Res42(DNC)37RET4650247
51stBronze1866Friend or FoeJake WillarsBradley SeatonNotts. County(DNC)DNC484544.541250.5
52ndSilver2032Shady LadySteve MitchellPolly MitchellPorthpean(DNC)DNC32DNC4040256
53rdSilver2001ZephyrRichard BurtonMonty HamptonSouth Cerney22(DNC)19DNCDNCDNC257
54thSilver1957HarlequinPaul GraceAlex ReindorpChipstead(DNC)DNC44DNC3539262
55thBronze2036Head over FeetRobert Campbell‑GrayAngie ValeAlton Water(DNC)DNC433849RET274
56thBronze1936Bottyburp the BarbarianSimon HoldenJames HarcourtKing George(DNC)DNCDNC394154278
57thBronze1993AquatonicMiles HapgoodSteve SmithSidmouth(DNC)DNC55475455283
58thBronze1952CartelAdy MoretonSteve BeardSidmouth(DNC)DNC52485557284
59thSilver1759Average Old White BoatNick LightbodyLloyd WilliamsHunts(DNC)DNC454256DNC287
60thBronze1350Calypso GirlGeoffrey TrebilcockMark TrebilcockRoyal Cornwall(RET)DNC54DNC5356307
61stBronze2049GuinevereDave SnutchSue BarnesNotts. County(DNC)DNCDNC41DNC51308
62ndBronze1900Just DreamingPaul BeaconKelvin KirkhamPorthpean(DNC)DNC47RETDNC52315
63rdBronze1797Rosie TooEmilia HamptonMegan McMorrisSouth Cerney(DNC)DNC56DNC5758315
64thBronze1992Tangled Up In BlueWilliam PinnockLiz BowersGlossop37(DNC)RETRETDNCDNC325
65thSilver1951SidewinderFiona TaylorGordon TaylorLymington Town38(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC326
66thBronze1984FoenKevin NichollsGrace SmithNotts. County(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC360
66thGold1329OozooJohn MursellDougal HenshallCastle Cove(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC360
66thBronze1821Zero DegreesMichele InversiTim HamptonSouth Cerney(DNC)DNCRETRETDNCDNC360
66thBronze1892Just CrackersAlison StephensChristopher ForrestCastle Cove(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC360
66thSilver1921 Sarah JarmanAlex HughesBudworth(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC360
66thBronze1998Black PearlHarry GeorgeJames GeorgeLymington Town(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC360

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